Items Tagged with 'U.S. Department of Labor'
The U.S. Department of Labor recently announced new guidelines regarding unpaid internships easing standards for for-profit employers to use unpaid interns. These new guidelines may greatly benefit startups and others, particularly with summer just around the corner. Read More
DOL regulation requires investment advisers to act in clients’ best interests, not their own.
Is your financial adviser working in your best interests? He or she is now, based on the U.S. Department of Labor’s implementation of the “fiduciary rule” last June. Read More
HR has many issues to address before the Dec. 1 deadline.
Human resources departments are preparing to work overtime to help their companies comply with new rules that will make an additional 4.2 million American workers eligible for overtime pay. Read More
Regulation would address ‘best interests’ for investors and require fee and cost explanations.
A proposed regulation affecting the financial industry is one step closer to finalization amid heated opposition. Read More
Economic realities test is an important determining factor.
The misclassification of employees as independent contractors is on the rise, according to the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor. Read More
New rules would address variety of barriers to equal opportunity.
Federal contractors and subcontractors are on the receiving end of updates to the U.S. Department of Labor’s sex discrimination regulations, which are under the enforcement of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, or OFCCP. Read More
Construction materials prices inched down 0.1 percent in September, but rose 1.6 percent compared to the same time last year, according to the U.S. Department of Labor's Producer Price Index released earlier this month. Read More
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs recently enacted two new ground-breaking regulations implementing the Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act. Read More